Welcome to AMI

American Music Institute is a non-profit organization founded with the mission to provide a high level of music education for students of all ages for all instruments, levels and styles of music. Our campuses are located in Clarendon HillsDowners Grove, and St. Charles IL. We are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of music instruction and professional music performance throughout the Chicago area community. We offer music lessons at our three campuses as well as lessons in-home. In addition to our Private Lesson Program, AMI also offers group classes, American Youth Symphony Orchestra (AYSO), Chicago Violin Competition, AMI Summer Music Camp, and more. Check out AMI Faculty…

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AMI offers private lessons at either in-school, in-home or Online Lessons and start studying with an Acclaimed AMI Faculty member. Register Today…

AMI Summer Music Camp – July 18-22, 2022

The AMI Summer Music Camp is a day camp held Monday – Friday at American Music Institute’s Downers Grove Campus. It is open to all instruments and levels of students, ages 5 – 18 years old. Beginner Music Camp (5-12yrs) – Mon-Fri 9-1pm – Little Mozart Camp (5-12yrs) – Mon-Fri 9-3pm – Young Artist Camp (13-18yrs) – Mon-Fri 9-3pm. Aftercare (available) – Mon-Fri 3-5:30pm. Register Today…

American Youth Symphony Orchestra – AUDITIONS

The AYSO is geared toward serious-minded musicians and is designed to bring young musicians ages 7-18 years old to the next level of their musical education. AYSO takes place at AMI’s Downers Grove Campus.
AUDITION DATES: Check AYSO Website Register Now…

AMI Violin CompetitionChicago Violin Competition – Nov 14th, 2021 – ONLINE

The Chicago Violin Competition is a international competition for young artists ages 7-28yrs old.
Submit a current live video performance by Nov 14th  Register Now…

Mini-Campus Program

The Mini-Campus Program provides and creates music programs for Chicago-area public & private schools that currently do not have music programs or want to add other essentials… i.e. music lessons, theory, orchestra, band, choir, etc. More info…

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  • Beginning Guitar – Wed 6-7pm
  • Beginning Voice – Wed 6-7pm
  • Beginning Violin – Tues 6-7pm

Registration Ends – 1st Day of Class. Register Today…

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AMI provides in-school, in-home, and online music lessons for piano lessons, violin lessons, guitar lessons, voice lessons, flute lessons, sax lessons, clarinet lessons, trumpet lessons, trombone lessons, drum lessons, and more…